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CCIA to Testify at USTR Special 301 Hearing Wednesday

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association is participating in a hearing conducted by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Wednesday to solicit input on the agenc...
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CCIA Files Amicus Brief In Online Privacy Case

Washington - The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed an amicus brief asking the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to affirm the U.S. District Court’s grant of summary judgm...
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CCIA Supports U.S. Agreement with Five Countries to End Digital Services Taxes

Washington – The United States has announced an extension of the deal struck with Austria, France, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom to terminate their digital services taxes (DSTs). In the deal,...
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CCIA Offers Statement, Data on Recent USTR Remarks on Digital Trade, Taxing U.S. Companies

Washington – U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai gave remarks this week, casting doubt on whether, as a matter of trade policy, the U.S. government should support U.S. companies in fa...
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CCIA Statement Responding to Senate KOSA Legislation

Washington – Sen. Richard Blumenthal has released updated text for his Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) legislation today. The Computer & Communications Industry Association shares lawmakers’ goa...
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CCIA Files Supreme Court Reply Briefs Showing How Florida, Texas Social Media Laws Violate the First Amendment

Washington – On February 26, the Supreme Court will hear cases challenging the constitutionality of Florida and Texas social media laws, which seek more government control over what content is displ...
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Research Shows Key Patent Licensing Flaws Increase Costs and Litigation, Reduce Innovation

Washington – A new economic analysis from the CCIA Research Center explores how the licensing process for standard essential patents (SEPs) often fails to be fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory...
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Online Payments: EU Parliament Committee Sides with Big Banks That Want to Escape Responsibility

Brussels, BELGIUM – Today, the European Parliament’s Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee (ECON) adopted its position on the Payment Services Regulation (PSR), which introduces new rules for pr...
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GDPR: European Parliament Position Misses the Mark, With Enforcement Becoming Even More Complicated

Brussels, BELGIUM – Tomorrow, the European Parliament’s leading Civil Liberties (LIBE) Committee is set to adopt its position on the proposal to introduce additional procedural rules on the Genera...
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CCIA Files Amicus Brief Supporting Challenge To California Social Media Law

Washington – The Computer & Communications Industry Association filed an amicus brief Tuesday with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in NetChoice v. Bonta, which challenges AB 2273...
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House Ways & Means Committee to Discuss How U.S. Can Assert Its Leadership at the Upcoming WTO Ministerial By Prohibiting New Digital Tariffs 

Washington -- The U.S. House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday regarding “Advancing America’s Interests at the World Trade Organization’s 13th Ministerial Meet...
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CCIA Testifies, Submits Comments on Device Filtering Bills in Iowa, Idaho

Washington –  Computer & Communications Industry Association State Director Khara Boender testified this week opposing legislation in Idaho and submitted comments ahead of a hearing on an Iowa ...